Mr. Bartucz Posts

Isn’t college supposed to challenge your mind and take you outside of your comfort zone? http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/

Articles

A great article in The Atlantic on how the term “Growth Mindset” is being used and misused: http://goo.gl/AD41yw

Articles

The Impact of Translated Flipped-Classroom Videos in 8th Grade Algebra – John Bartucz The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether translating flipped-classroom micro-lectures into Spanish and Somali would…

Research Teacher Preparation Collaborative

As part of my action research project, I have written a literature review of English Language Learners in the mathematics classroom, technology in the classroom and the use of flipped…

Teacher Preparation Collaborative

A great article for new math teachers: http://www.edutopia.org/blog/why-math-karim-ani

Articles

This is the first of my “flipped” videos that has been translated into Somali for the EL students in my classes. I know that the voice/video timing isn’t perfect, but…

Journal

I get asked a lot for links to places to learn programming. Here is a short list of what I came up with for a middle-school-aged child. If you have…

Interesting

I just wanted to write a quick post about the Minnesota Middle School Association conference this past week. It is a smaller conference with about 500 attendees, but it was…

Conferences

I had a great time today teaching Google Sites to Mr. Weyers’ 5th-Grade class. Thanks for the opportunity!¬†http://www.byron5th.com/2014/10/listening-about-website-design-from-our.html

Journal

“kids who took part in a regular physical activity program showed important enhancement of cognitive performance and brain function.” http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/09/exercise-seems-to-be-beneficial-to-children/380844/

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